The Department of History and Political Science seeks a tenure track Assistant Professor with a specialization in African History. While the period and area of concentration are open, we are especially seeking scholars that focus on antiquity and/or Africana women’s history. The successful applicant will teach a 4/4 course load consisting of general education global history courses and upper level courses in African history (pre-colonial, colonial, and post-colonial), some of which the new hire will help develop. Responsibilities also include the following:

  • Serve on committees
  • Advise students
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the department chair


  • PhD in History


Commensurate with education, training and experience

**The statements contained in this job announcement reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility. It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. **

APPLICATIONS will be accepted in the Office of Human Resources. Each applicant, including all current/existing employees, must complete and submit a Tuskegee University employment application, resume/CV, (3) letters of reference (with detailed contact information), letter of interest, teaching philosophy, writing sample, and copies of unofficial transcripts (official transcript(s) will be required upon hire). Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and submit a complete application packet in order to be considered for the position. The University reserves the right not to fill the position in the event of budgetary or operational constraints.

Office of Human Resources
Attn: Employment/Recruitment
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Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, Alabama 36088
Email Address: employment@tuskegee.edu Fax: 334-724-4319